Science & Technology

Scientists Track Ticks as They Move North

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

An airplane passes over an apartment building on its way to LaGuardia Airport. The FAA and Port Authority have soundproofed many of the schools around the city's airports, researcher Charlotte Clark said nobody is really sure how effective these measures are. AP/Frank Franklin
John Farley  |  August 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
How do you reduce noise in one of the loudest cities in the world?
While NYC is becoming a hub of technological innovation, many local small businesses lag behind. Photo by Edward Reed.
Georgia Kral  |  August 23, 2012 4:31 PM | Comments

The city enlists Google, Mashable, Tumblr and Weebly in helping businesses capitalize on digital age.

Photo courtesy of Cornell.
Georgia Kral  |  August 20, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The trend toward urban farming in NYC has some wondering: how safe is the soil?
A snap shot of Downtown Flushing. Flickr/Pro-Zak.
Menglin Huang  |  August 15, 2012 12:56 PM | Comments
Barely two-thirds of the small NYC businesses surveyed in a new report have a website or use social media tools to advertise their service.VIDEO
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Menglin Huang  |  August 6, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Chart how the upcoming science institutes will drive the city's technological and economic future.
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Menglin Huang  |  August 6, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The city is helping Columbia open a new campus by offsetting some energy costs, a practice that is more common than you might think.
Flushing Avenue connects downtown Brooklyn and DUMBO with the Brooklyn Navy Yard. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  July 27, 2012 7:01 AM | Comments
To connect the fast-growing area of DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn and the Navy Yard, a new bus line will roll out. But who will use it?
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Rick Karr  |  July 27, 2012 6:53 AM | Comments
You can now get real-time details on when your bus will arrive by checking a cell phone or a website. OpenPlans helps the MTA make BusTime data available to software developers and the public.VIDEO
The interface of the Roadify app shows the wide variety of transit options available for users. Image courtesy of roadify.com
John Farley  |  July 25, 2012 4:00 AM | 9 Comments
MetroFocus looked at some of the most handy apps to hit the tri-state in the past few years, covering the MTA, mass transit, traffic conditions and more.VIDEO
The New York Genome Center is moving into a permanent facility on Sixth Avenue, in Lower Manhattan. Photo courtesy of the New York Genome Center.
Georgia Kral  |  July 24, 2012 10:00 AM | Comments
The largest DNA sequencing and analytics facility in North America will reside in Manhattan.
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